Aimee Christian

Aimee Christian writes about parenting, disability, inclusion, adoption, and her experiences coming of age as a reluctant adult, new parent, and disability advocate. Aimee's work has appeared in The New York Times, The Washington Post, on Popsugar Family and elsewhere. She has two master's degrees from Harvard University, in philology and education. Aimee is an adult adoptee, a decaf cold brew addict, and a tattooed vegan hippygoth native New Yorker. When she is not writing, she's usually reading, walking, doing yoga, and spending time with her family. She now lives with her spouse and two daughters, three cats, and a flock of hens outside of Boston.

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School This Year Looks Wildly Different For Each Of My Daughters

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What Happened When I Asked Strangers To Send My Kid A Happy Birthday Video

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Why We Pulled Our Daughter Out of Her Gifted & Talented Program

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I'm A Feminist & I'm Letting My Kids Be Princesses for Halloween

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We Met Her For A Couple Of Minutes. She Changed My Life.

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My Kids Tried The Impossible Whopper & Plants Are King

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I’ve Been To Disney With & Without Kids, & I’ll Settle This Debate Right Now

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Their Terrible Baking Skills

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My Baby Gave Me A Chance To Get It Together

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Motherhood Changed My Friendships. Facebook Made It Worse.

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My Pregnancy Buddies Dropped Off When My Child Began To Miss Her Milestones

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We Didn't Night Wean Because I Thought I Could Power Through

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I Eloped While Pregnant, & I Wouldn't Have It Any Other Way

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I Had "Irish Twins" & It's Perfect Now

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Getting A Tattoo As A Mom Is One Of My Favorite Decisions Ever

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The Simple Power Of "Mama Always Comes Back"

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What Disney World Is *Really* Like For Kids With Disabilities

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Our Daddy-Daughter Valentine’s Tradition Isn’t Creepy, It’s So Important

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Getting A Diagnosis For My Daughter Was Scary, But Such A Lesson

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10 Things Parents Of Atypical Kids Would Like You To Do